US politicians have share buybacks in their sights. They may be right to do so, says John Stepek – but not for the reason they think.
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Younger generations are less likely to turn to drink for solace or pleasure. What will this mean for our booze-soaked culture and economy? Stuart Watkins reports.
Charles Ponzi perpetrated a fraud so notorious that similar ploys are now known as “Ponzi schemes”. Matthew Partridge looks at what investors can learn from it.
Even Jack Bogle was worried about the prospect of passive funds owning majority stakes in listed businesses.
Companies with a consistent record of rising payouts look especially attractive at present. Dr Mike Tubbs introduces his favourite “dividend aristocrats”.
Professional investor looks at three traits inherent to humans that make us less effective as investors.
Index investing – buying tracker funds – has revolutionised equity investing. But it’s not without its problems. John Stepek looks at how “semi-detached” share ownership can distort capitalism – and how to fix it.